In the new full-length trailer, Theron's Marlo is exhausted. She has three kids, including a newborn, with her husband (Ron Livingston). And she reaches a breaking point after spilling breast milk, dropping a phone onto her baby, and getting quizzed about her post-pregnancy body by her two other children.
"Your twenties are great. But then your thirties come around the corner like a garbage truck at 5 a.m.," Marlo sighs.
Her brother (Mark Duplass) suggests a night nanny and thus arrives Tully, like a real-life Mary Poppins to save the day.
"Tully" marks the third collaboration for director Jason Reitman and writer Diablo Cody, who previously teamed up on "Juno" and "Young Adult" (which starred Theron). And much like those movies, "Tully" looks like a blend of mature humor, realistically mundane drama, and sharp performances.
"Tully" opens in theaters April 20.
Marlo is a New York suburbanite who's about to give birth to her third child. Her husband, Ron, is loving and works hard, but remains clueless about the demands that motherhood puts on his wife. When the baby is born, Marlo's wealthy brother hires a nighttime nanny named Tully to help his sister handle the workload. Hesitant at first, Marlo soon learns to appreciate all that Tully does -- forming a special bond with her new, lifesaving friend. Read More